Nellie Lato Tavino

Nellie Lato Tavino, a longtime resident of Brewster, formally of the Bronx, passed away on January 5, 2019. She was 90.

Nellie was born December 9, 1928 in Lynn, MA to the late Louis and Catherine Pelicano Lato.

Nellie was married to the late Peter J. Tavino for 60 years. Nellie is survived by sons Peter (Mary), James (Nancy), Louis (Mary), Thomas (Ann), daughter Joanne, sisters Marion Zema, Angie Merlino, Liz Zaneri, 11 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her greatest love was spending time with family and friends.

Nellie was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of America and part of St. Lawrence O’Toole parish.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10 am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster.

Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm.

Donations may be made in memory to: Catholic Daughters of America – Court Bernadine #185, care of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 31 Prospect Street, Brewster, NY 10509.

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